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The (Mismatched) Evolution of Man and Its Influence on Injury

The fundamental ethos of natural selection dictates that species optimally adapt to a given environment over time. A present-day demonstration of this evolutionary principle is the pink salmon of Auke Creek, Alaska. This resilient species of fish migrates sooner every year in order to adapt to a global-warming-induced 0.5-degree-Fahrenheit annual increase in temperature. Similar environmentally provoked adaptations …

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Injury by CrossFit

Death by deadlift! Pungent terminology to some, but if you’re a CrossFitter, it’s pure humdrum. There have been endless articles and blogs that have advocated for or against CrossFit. Those for it wax eloquent on its perceived benefits, like improving physical strength, endurance, range of motion and even appearance. So, you’re saying when you combine a strict diet minimizing …

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Kobe Bryant: Delusional or a Symbol for Change?

Simply put, Kobe Bean Bryant — i.e. the (self-proclaimed) Black Mamba — is a basketball legend. Unlike Paul Pierce who gets wheeled off the court with a hurt ego, the Mamba tears his Achilles, sinks two-free throws and walks to the sideline under his own power. NBA Championships, Olympic gold, scoring titles and MVPs are all resume builders, but …

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